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The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a community of innovators from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Search current members and alumni by year awarded, sector or region.

Clare Lockhart

Chief Executive Officer, ISE, USA

Clare Lockhart is Director of the Institute for State Effectiveness (ISE), which works to close the trust gap between citizens and government through supporting the emergence of essential governance functions. Lockhart is the Co-Author of “Fixing Failed States” and numerous articles on development, economics, law and citizenship, and engages frequently with the media on development and security issues. Lockhart is a Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs at Yale University where she teaches seminars on governance, citizenship and reconstruction. She is a trustee of the Asia Foundation, and a board member of SOLA and the Alliance for Peace-building. Before founding ISE, she worked for the UN and the World Bank. She is a Member of the Bar of England and Wales, and was educated at Oxford and Harvard.

Christopher Logan

Managing Director; Lead, Freight and Logistics, Growth Markets, Accenture, Singapore

Degree in Business Admin., Ivey School of Business, Univ. of Western Ontario, Canada. Formerly, President, Livingston International USA: Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Agility, a global logistics provider; Principal (Partner), Mercer Management Consulting, now Oliver Wyman. Co-Founder and CEO, Silk Road Mining and Development. World Economic Forum: Member, Global Agenda Council on Global Trade & FDI; formerly, on Global Agenda Council on Logistics & Supply Chain, Supply Chain and Transport Risk Initiative; Young Global Leader (2009).

Jessica Long

Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer, Closed Loop Partners, USA

Jessica leads strategic initiatives across Closed Loop Partners, working across all investment platforms and in close collaboration with the Center for the Circular Economy. She works with CLP’s corporate investors, portfolio companies and other partners to help achieve their circular economy goals.

Jessica brings over two decades of experience, helping organizations increase competitiveness and drive profitable growth while creating positive economic, environmental and societal impact. Prior to joining Closed Loop Partners, Jessica was a Managing Director with Accenture, leading their North America Sustainability and Responsible Business practice. In this role, Jessica led engagements with companies in energy, food, fashion and technology to advance their ESG goals, drive economic value through responsible business and scale circular business models. In addition to working with Fortune 500 companies, she drove multi-stakeholder efforts with the World Economic Forum and the United Nations Global Compact. Prior to that role, Jessica was based in East Africa, leading the company’s work at the intersection of business, international development and emerging markets.

Before joining Accenture, Jessica worked in the United States Senate on issues related to affordable housing and immigration. She is a speaker and author of several papers and studies, including the recently published The Circular Economy Handbook: Realizing the Circular Advantage (www.circularadvantage.com).

Jessica serves as an advisor to 17 Rooms, the Business & Sustainable Development Commission, the Global Community Engagement & Resilience Fund, the Global Teacher Prize and Rise. She was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Lynn Loo

Chief Executive Officer, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD), Singapore

Theodora D. ’78 & William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering and Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University. With over 100 affiliated faculty members, the Andlinger Center is developing solutions for sustainable energy production and protection of the environment. International leader in the processing and development of materials for low-cost, lightweight and flexible solar cells and circuits, the combination of which is being explored for applications including the creation of “smart” windows to increase building and energy efficiencies, and power sources for electrolysers to convert sunlight to fuels. Co-founder of Andluca Technologies, LLC. Fellow, American Physical Society. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. Strategic Adviser, NewWorld Capital Group. Recipient of awards and honours for scholarly work, including: Sloan Fellow; Beckman Fellow; John H. Dillon Medal, American Physical Society; Peter and Edith O’Donnell Award in Engineering, Texas Academy of Medicine, Science and Engineering; Alan P. Colburn Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Christina K. Lopes

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, The One Health Company, USA

CEO of The One Health Company, Studies, University of Massachusetts; studies, Princeton University; Master's in International Affairs, Columbia University. Formerly: Lecturer, Columbia University; Founder, Young Orpheus; Performer, Boston Ballet; with, Cambridge Energy Research Associates; with, Credit Suisse. Member of the Advisory Board, International Planned Parenthood Federation.

Brie Loskota

Executive Director, Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Chicago, USA

Executive Director, The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Chicago. research explores how religions change and make change in the world. Working to enhance religious pluralism and community resilience. Advises foundations and government agencies on effective strategies for effective partnership and engagement. Co-Founder of the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute; former Implementing Partner, United State Institute of Peace’s Generation Change program, training emerging leaders committed to peace-building from the Middle East, Africa and South America. Member, Pacific Council on International Policy, Religion and Foreign Policy Advisory Board, Council on Foreign Relations. Past fellowships include Aspen Institute, German Marshall Memorial Foundation, USC Homegrown Violent Extremism Working Group. Member of the board of several non-profit organizations and government bodies working at the intersections of religion and public life.

Martin Lousteau

Senator for the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina State, Argentina

Studies in Economics, Universidad de San Andres; MSc in Economics, London School of Economics. Currently, representative (Buenos Aires) to the National Congress. Formerly, Argentine Ambassador to the US; Minister of Economy and Production, Argentina; 2003-04, Adviser to the Governor of the Banco Central de la Republica Argentina; 2005, Minister of Production, Buenos Aires; 2005-07, President, Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires; 2005-07, President, Grupo Bapro.

Kevin Lu

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute, USA

Dr. Kevin Lu is a Partner and Chairman of Asia at Partners Group, a global private equity firm with $126 billion AUM. He chairs the Impact Committee of PG LIFE, the firm’s $500 million sustainability fund. He is a member of Partners Group's Global Executive Board and heads up the firm's Singapore office with 320 staff. Prior to Partners Group, Kevin held senior management positions at the World Bank Group, including as the Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). Kevin is currently an Adjunct Professor at Yale-NUS, a Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD and a Senior Fellow at Milken Institute. He serves on the advisory boards of the World Bank's Global Infrastructure Facility and International Finance Corporation's Impact Management Principles, Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Financial Centre Advisory Panel, the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Investing, and the Steering Council of the UN Institutional Investor Partnership for Sustainable Development. He co-authored a book "Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century". He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010, and a Future Leader by the Institute of International Finance in 2014. Kevin has published commentaries in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Washington Post, Financial Times, and the Straits Times.

Igor Luksic

Associate Professor, University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro

Prime Minister 2010-2012, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Affairs and European Integration 2012-2016, Minister of Finance 2004-2010, Member of Parliament of Montenegro 2001-2003, Member of Parliament of Serbia and Montenegro 2003-2006
Luksic stood as official candidate for the UN Secretary General in 2016 advocating for the more efficient and effective UN able to respond to the SDG agenda along with peace operations. He also advocated for the stronger voice of the youth.
Member of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders community class 2013.
Presently, Luksic is with PwC as South East Europe public sector director.
Luksic holds PhD in the economics of transition and is an associate professor of the University of Donja Gorica Podgorica (UDG).
Spending most of his professional career up to date in the public sector and serving in several governmental positions Luksic was committed to political and economic freedoms giving boost to many economic and political reforms based on rule of law and business friendly environment. Luksic advocated for transparency, put emphasis on dialogue and proactive approach both related to internal and foreign relations. While Prime Minister Montenegro opened accession talks with the EU and completed accession to WTO. When Finance Minister Montenegro pursued significant public finance management and tax reforms, obtained first ever credit rating, sold first Eurobonds and made significant steps to improve Doing Business ranking, took part in different projects attracting FDI to the country. As Foreign Minister Luksic was among the key cabinet members working to meet NATO membership conditions and was crucial in launching Western Balkans 6 initiative. As a new in-house initiative he set up economic diplomacy structure within the ministry.
Married, father of three.

Mariana Luz

Chief Executive Officer, Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation, Brazil

Mariana Luz is CEO at Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation. Prior to that, Mariana held the position of President of Embraer Foundation in the US and Embraer Institute in Brazil, as well as Head of Government Affairs, Sustainability and CSR at Embraer. She also worked as a Professor of International Relations at different private universities in Brazil and, between 2003 and 2011, she acted as Institutional Director at the Brazilian Center for International Relations, a major foreign policy think tank in Brazil. In 2015, she was appointed by the World Economic Forum a Young Global Leader; in 2014 she was appointed a Young Leader for the US and Italy International Program; and in 2011 she was part of the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), promoted by the US Department of State. In the past decade, Mariana has integrated boards of directors of various businesses associations and non-profit organizations in Brazil, US and Europe. Her education background is international relations, with a MBA on international diplomacy and Masters of Art on History.

Lisa MacCallum

Founder, Inspired Companies, Australia

Founder and Chief strategist, Inspired Companies. A purpose led business framework and roadmap to transition business to a force the world can get behind. (www.inspiredcompanies.global)

Former NIKE Inc Vice President, with executive positions (2001-2014) spanning commercial, strategy and brand through to leadership of NIKE’s Corporate Philanthropy and Global Community Investments. Managing Director of the Nike Foundation and co-creator of the multi-award winning girleffect concept (www.girleffect.org).

Founding Chair of the World Sporting Goods Industry’s Physical Activity Commission. Co- author of Designedtomove. A Framework for Action and multi-sector global alliance to tackle global physical inactivity. (www.designedtomove.org)

Co-founder, Business Breakthrough Inc: (1997-2001) Tokyo-based multi-media and broadcasting company.

Global Ambassador for the World Benchmarking Alliance; NED Limeade Ltd (employee experience platform); CSRB Board Committee member British Telecom PLC (2015-2018). NED, Bond University Limited, Australia; KAO Corporation Japan Advisory Board; Commissioner, Knight Foundation and Aspen Institute’s Information Needs of Communities Living in a Democracy (2010)

Early professional career in Accounting, Finance and Consulting with KPMG in both Australia and the USA.

Loves ocean swimming, beach running, kids sports and the best of humanity and the planet.

Edwin Macharia

Global Managing Partner, Dalberg Advisors, Kenya

Partner at Dalberg Advisors. Based in Nairobi, advises corporations, developing country governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, international organizations, foundations and non-governmental organizations on a range of emerging market issues, including strategy, market entry, operational efficiency, new business models and initiative implementation.

Young Global Leader (2015), Member, Global Agenda Council on Africa (2012-14) and Global Agenda Council on Risk and Resilience (2014-16). Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow.

Serve on The Nature Conservancy Africa Council, The Amref International University Council and Boards of Nabo Capital, Moringa School and Digital Green. BA, Amherst College. Formerly: Director, Clinton Foundation, and BA, McKinsey & Company.